Shows the San Jose Mercury News of 1970 in all elements of production. Briefly shows the IBM 1130 mainframe computer (http://www-03.ibm.com/ibm/history/exhibits/1130/1130_intro.html) favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: publishing, media
National Institutes of Health National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Robot Reality AVA19272VNB1 Explores the unusual machine guarding and safety procedures necessary to protect workers from the large work envelope and complex movements of industrial robots. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: FedFlix, ntis.gov
This film is about how accidents in the workplace might occur. In the form of a semi-dramatic reconstruction, narrated by Maurice Denham, we see how a factory worker, Stan Berry, becomes the victim of a serious accident while at work. We arrive at the scene of the accident, an industrial work place with stacks of oil drums at the same time as the ambulance. The following sequences explore how the accident happened and who is to blame. The conclusion is that it is the human factor the... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Accidents, Occupational, Health education, Medical sciences, Safety education, Occupational safety,...
A technical film (the first part of a series) apparently aimed at the inexperienced anaesthetist. Most of the film looks at the theory of the stages of anaesthesia using Guedel's chart. This is laboriously annotated with animations to illustrate every reflex present in anaesthesia using the inhalation method. There are four stages of anaesthesia the third stage is when surgery can commence (this is in turn subdivided into planes). The fourth stage is respiratory failure and potentially death.... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Imperial Chemical Industries, ltd Pharmaceuticals Division, Anesthesia, Anesthesia -- history,...
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=pBoCAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Department of the Navy Why Calibrate? AVA14173VNB1 Demonstrates the need for calibrating test and monitoring equipment. Shows how the US Navy's calibration program is organized. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: FedFlix, ntis.gov
National Technical Information Service United States Coast Guard Nine Title Composite: Boating and Safety AVA19345VNB1 A medley of some of the greatest hits of boating safety, from hypothermia in a recreational canoe scenario to Buster Keaton's great water adventures. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: FedFlix, ntis.gov
Examines the concepts of the entropy principle and of astronomical time, the relation of subjective and external time, and the definition of a second. Includes demonstrations of scientific timepieces and of the cyclotron. Features producer Milan Herzog in cameo role as the director of a space project. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: afana, Herzog
This is one of the more unusual of Edison's records. Listen to Santa's sinister laugh he makes as he tries to sound fun loving and kind. The www.menloparkmuseum.com staff agrees -- if we were kids, we'd run! favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topic: Oldtime Source: http://www.edisonnj.org/menlopark/
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Relates the fortunes of a shipwrecked family as they imaginatively adapt to life on an island abundantly inhabited by animal and plant life favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Family, Survival
The life of the housefly is described, and its importance in the spread of disease, especially typhoid and dysentry. Control measures applicable to refuse sites, food processing factories and hospitals are discussed. 2 segments. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Disease Outbreaks, Houseflies, Pest Control, Insects, Pest control, Pests, Insects, Disease...
Here, manic Princeton professor Eric Rogers hosts, continually removing and replacing his eyeglasses, ordering around lab assistants --- he forcefully breaks a glass test tube in the hands of an assistant to demonstrate the inelasticity of water --- and furiously pounds equations on a blackboard (Leacock says the scribblings must have lasted 45 minutes, in what must be one of the more necessary cuts in the history of educational film.) Rogers finally conducts an experiment with a young girl,... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topic: Physics
How the electric company makes Cleveland the "best location in the nation." Introduced by Elmer L. Lindseth, President of Cleveland Electric Illuminating Co. A biography of Mr. Lindseth may be found here . favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Electricity, Cleveland, Ohio, Infrastructure: Electrical
Reviews the structure and function of the federal government, as seen through the eyes of a high-school senior. Explains the nature and functions of each of the three main branches and the system of checks and balances. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
This film, made for the Highway Safety Foundation, was shot at a Sunbeam appliance factory, was meant to show 60's plant managers how to prevent employee theft. The plant is surrounded by barbed wire, and the good guys go around checking lunch pails (one of the employees is shown hiding a clothes iron in it beforehand). Right off the bat, you start pulling for the employees, taking glee in every theft. Terrible microphone placement is one of the hallmarks of this remarkable period piece on... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: afana, highway safety films, academic film, employee theft
Simon Ramo's concept of "polymorphic" computing is laid out in stop-motion animation, accompanied by acoustic guitar. The film anticipates parallel, distributed processing and the architecture of ARPANET and the Internet. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: computing history, information technology, networks, networking, Internet, Simon Ramo,...
Workers of a Wisconsin town mobilize for World War II production. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: World War II: Homefront, World War II: Industrial production, Occupations: Pulp and paper
How aluminum contributes to everyday living and national defense: appliances, packaging, airplanes, etc. With great stop-motion animation and excellent imagery of aluminum-enabled Fifties America. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Metals: Aluminum, Animation: Stop-motion, Design: Industrial
Dragnet ep 5x34 The Big Deal, air date: April 26, 1956 Note: The source material had a slight sync. problem at the beginning of the program that I couldn't fix. It's getting better towards the end however. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Dragnet, Classic TV, 1950's Television, Detective, 1956, NBC
A gang of street kids work with the FBI in to find and rescue their leader's father, a scientist who has been kidnapped by a terrorist group. Stars include: Billy Halop, Huntz Hall, Gabriel Dell, Bernard Punsly, and Kenneth Lundy among others. This crime drama is divided into 12 chapters. Part 4 contains the end of chapter 6. Chapters 7 and 8 are missing! Part 1 chapter 1 and begin chaprter 2 Part 2 finish chapter 2, chapter 3, begin chapter 4 Part 3 finish chapter 4, chapter 5, chapter 6 Part... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topic: G-Men